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8 Best Budget Travel Destinations From Around The World

Being budget conscious doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy a great vacation. You just need to find the perfect destination and plan everything in advance.


To help you narrow down your research, here’re 8 budget-friendly travel destinations you cannot miss:


1. Bali, Indonesia


Bali has white-sand beaches and spas for you to relax and unwind; age-old temples to experience the unique culture and spectacular architecture; and plenty of water activities and trekking opportunities for an adrenaline rush.


The best part is that everything is under budget! Accommodations in Bali cost around $20-$50/night and a one-hour spa will cost around $6.


You can also save money by ditching the high-end restaurants for the local markets that offer traditional Indonesian food for $2-$5/meal.


2. San Antonio, Texas


San Antonio offers a perfect blend of American history and Mexican culture. And it’s one of the easily affordable cities to visit in the USA. You can find accommodations for $50/night and some delicious Mexican-fusion dishes for around $10.


3. Cairo, Egypt


Cairo is an ancient treasure. It has some of the best Islamic architecture, pyramids including The Great Pyramids of Giza, and the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East.


The streets of the city are bustling with snack stalls where you can eat the best shawarma or falafel for under $2.


For accommodation, you can find hostels for $15/night and hotels under $50/night.


4. Albuquerque, New Mexico


Albuquerque is a gorgeous city where you can explore museums, go hiking, and take a hot air balloon flight. Oh, and if you’re a fan of Breaking Bad or Better Call Saul, don’t miss the Breaking Bad Tours in the city.


There’s so much to do and everything comes at an affordable cost. The accommodation options cost somewhere between $30-$50/night and the average cost of meals will be around $10.


5. Queenstown, New Zealand


Queenstown is a small but popular budget travel destination. Here you can do a bunch of low-cost/free activities including a hike up Bob’s Peak, watch the sunset across Lake Wakatipu, eat a Fergburger, or enjoy some cold beers on Queenstown Bay Beach.


There are also plenty of accommodation options and the prices vary from $20 to $50/night. You can also easily find many budget-friendly eateries that cost less than $10/meal.